Manufacturing Heat Treat

Manufacturing Heat Treat

61 Barnes Industrial Park North, Wallingford, CT 06492

Full-Time Shift(s): Monday-Friday 6AM-2:30PM and 2:30PM-11:00PM


Working as Full-Time Manufacturing Heat Treat, you will be responsible for performing operations to wash, harden, anneal, carburize, temper, quench and black oxide finish a variety of products in atmospherically controlled furnaces and chemical finishing lines.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

o Obtaining work to be processed using forklift trucks from incoming lanes according to FIFO rules and Flow Leader's instructions

o Checking products for proper part traceability

o Segregating work by order and laboratory numbers

o Determining sequence of lots to be processed by prescribed priorities

o Weighing pans when required and recording data on production reports and daily management boards

o Loading and spacing products accordingly

o Operating tempering furnaces and verifying instrument set points to ensure proper temperature

o Operating hardening furnaces also checking and regulating atmosphere control equipment

o Setting time cycle according to size and product by setting conveyor and loader settings

o Checking operation at various points for jam-ups and improper functioning frequently

o Performing Rockwell tests to ensure prescribed hardness

o Maintaining all quality documentation and production records

o Making cycle adjustments based on quench hardness as needed

o Shutting down, purging, lighting up and preparing furnaces and auxiliary equipment

o Reacting to changes in incoming materials or process variations through established control plans or per team leader's instructions

o Using overhead hoist to immerse products in tanks of black oxide, protective oils or other coatings for specified time cycles

o Maintaining correct solution strengths and pickling and oil dipping products

o Keeping control logs, production, tracking downtime and daily management boards


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

o Excellent written and oral communication skills

o Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite and have basic math skills, including decimals and fractions

o Possess an excellent safety record

o Demonstrate a desire to continuously improve manufacturing processes

o Ability to learn and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

o Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

o Ability to safely lift up to 75 lbs

o Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)


o Previous work experience using heat treat furnaces in a manufacturing environment

o Prior experience working with chemicals.


Since 1967 Fastenal has grown as a distributor of industrial and construction supplies from a single branch to approximately 3,000 servicing locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.

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